- It was a slender, ash-handled broom (QA9).
- For its time it was the first to achieve record-breaking heights (at least, record-breaking while the flyer maintained control at such an altitude) (QA9).
- Its maximum speed was less than seventy miles per hour (QA9).
- Part of its popularity was due to the broom's rarity, as Ms Boothby was unable to manufacture enough to meet the demand from Quidditch players (QA9).
"moon-trimmer" is a reference to the broom's ability to achieve high flying.